Accident prevention and investigation regarding workers’ compensation and personal injury cases are areas where “PLE” has prided itself for many years.
An Accident Reporting and Investigation Program prescribes methods and practices for reporting and investigating accidents. The purpose of the program is to provide a standard approach in response to workplace accidents/incidents and align with the reporting requirements of OSHA’s Standard 29 CFR 1904.
The results of accidents can range anywhere from a near miss with no injury to a disabling (permanent) injury or illness to a fatality. Corporate liability insurance and workers compensation rates increase substantially following accidents. The objective of accident investigations is to determine the root cause and corrective actions in order to prevent a recurrence. In addition keeping the clients Experience Modification Rate below 1.0. Our goal is to see our clients employees leave work and return home to their families safe and healthy.
This is accomplished through, but not limited to, the following services:
- Accident prevention/investigation program development
- OSHA compliance training
- Facility inspections
- Records/files review
- Industrial accident investigation (safety, chemical exposures and Workers Comp incidents)
- Expert testimony in industrial, construction and environmental accident cases